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Ram Rahman

The Netherlands

Jan de Vries

RAM RAHMAN, Wrestlers, 1988-97, 'Old Delhi Streets' series, black-and-white photograph, 35 x 44 cm.

In Ram Rahman's photographs space is undefined and, in a very cramped way, infinite: there are no spatial holds, no symmetry, no horizon, no inside or outside, no architectonic limitations: in his city there is no beginning and no end. The only certainty in this baroque chaos are the people who inhabit it. People are everywhere, they work, are at rest, in company or alone, they celebrate, wrestle or just go by; and…

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